Mark Saint Pôl of Square One Landscape Architects explains how Trafalgar Park, the 3 hectare park located between Woodstock and District 6, presented “a unique opportunity to create a unifying civic space in a physically and financially divided community”.
Trafalgar Park is a substantial park with a rich cultural and archaeological heritage.With the help of the communities of Woodstock
How can community parks make for healthier neighbourhoods in all ways? Thornhill Park in Green Point was recently re-opened after a transformation which included the collaboration of the City of Cape Town, Blok, Future Cape Town and the newly formed Friends of Thornhill Park.
Winner of the PLAYscapes international design competition, the Cape Town Gardens Skatepark has opened to skateboarders across the city.
“Big infrastructure” in our cities, has at times, literally and figuratively disconnected and torn apart people, communities and spaces. But some projects are turning things around by embedding activity and public life into the dark and unfriendly spaces below elevated highways and rail tracks.
What are some of our favourite and most inspiring public space projects and stories from around the world? Here are 5 of them!
Cape Town seeks proposals for a Design Park in the heart of The Fringe District.
Take an animated fly-through of the London 2012 Olympic Park, ahead of the start of the Games on 27 July. It is one of the largest urban parks created in Europe for more than 150 years.
Rio 2016 Olympic Park Competition: Awarded: 1st place – Project 147 Arch. William (Bill) Hanway AECOM do Brasil Ltda. England
Redevelopment plans for Athlone’s Nantes Park undeway. If we consider the broader context in which the park exists, it has